The Chief Minster went around the exhibition and inquired about the schemes and programmes of various departments displayed at the exhibition.

He keenly watched the chart displayed by the Health Department depicting the sex ratio of the state.
    
Later on, officials of Women and Child Development Department pinned a badge of 'Beti Bachao-Beti Padhao Programme' on the Chief Minister.
    
Haryana Women and Child Development Minister Kavita Jain and senior officers were also present on the occasion.

The campaign will be implemented in 100 districts of the country, including 12 of Haryana where the number of girl child is dismally low.

The districts of Haryana where the scheme will be launched are-- Mahendergarh, Jhajjar, Rewari, Sonepat, Ambala, Kurukshetra, Rohtak, Karnal, Yamuna Nagar, Kaithal, Bhiwani and Panipat.

A reward of Rs 1 crore will be given for the "innovative" village which attains a balanced sex ratio.

BBBP campaign is the fourth major initiative of the Narendra Modi-led Central Government after Jandhan Yojna, Swachh Bharat Abhiyan and Make in India.

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